Found 23 collections related to Technical drawings

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-154
8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; 8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45 x 62 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45
The USO (United Service Organizations, Inc.) was formed in 1941 by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, as the outgrowth of several organizations wishing to support the military troops as the U.S. entered World War II. During its initial years of... more
Senie, Richard Harrison
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-068
3 boxes (ca. 240 drawings)
Scenic designer Richard Harrison Senie, born in 1916 in New Hampshire, designed sets for several television shows, many of which were produced by NBC Studio, such as I remember Mama, the Armstrong circle theatre, and The Gabby Hayes show. In 1951,... more
Ayers, Lemuel
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-040
1 box (21 drawings); 33 blueprints; 15 technical drawings
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers (1915-1955) had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including High button shoes and Oklahoma! He was born in New York City and received a... more
Edwards, Ben, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-022
26.52 linear feet (47 boxes, 3 volumes, 33 oversized folders, 20 tubes)
Ben Edwards (1916-1999) was an American scenic designer and art director, and occasional lighting designer, costume designer, and producer, working in theatre, industrial shows, film, and television. The Ben Edwards designs and papers (1884-1999,... more
Senie, Richard Harrison
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-017
4.6 linear feet (14 boxes, 2 volumes)
Richard Harrison Senie (1916-1986) was an artist and scenic designer. The Richard Harrison Senie papers, dating from the 1920s to 1964, document his life and career through stage and set designs, visual art, photographs, programs, letters,... more
Karson, Nat
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-101
6 boxes (ca. 600 drawings)
Nat Karson, producer and designer of costumes, sets, and lighting in theatrical and television productions in New York, was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1908, and moved to Chicago at an early age. He moved to New York in 1929, and worked in... more
Arnold, Bion J. (Bion Joseph), 1861-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 129
11.31 linear feet (14 boxes, 21 volumes)
Bion J. Arnold (1861-1942) was an engineer who advised Chicago and other cities on the development of their electric transit systems. He devised the plan for the electrification of Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Collection consists of... more
Harwood, George A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18810
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
George A. Harwood was the chief engineer for the New York City and Hudson River Railroad Company during the construction and electrification of Grand Central Terminal between 1903 and 1913. His collection of material related to Grand Central... more
Mann, Theodore
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-005
457.73 linear feet (754 boxes)
Documenting the history of the Off-Broadway theater company Circle in the Square and two of its founders, Paul Libin and Theodore Mann, this collection consists of material relating to Circle in the Square's produced works, development material... more
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-020
32 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Ellis Rabb Papers document the life and career of actor, director, producer, and author Ellis Rabb and the repertory company he founded in 1960, the Association of Producing Artists (APA).
Bay, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1986-007
53 linear feet (43 flat boxes)
Howard Bay, set and lighting designer, theater architect, teacher and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Howard Bay.
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1978-007
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild Technical Drawings and Other Production Materials primarily consist of miscellaneous technical drawings and other items documenting various productions put on by the independent production company. The contents of the individual... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more
Musser, Tharon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2007-020
37.5 linear feet (90 boxes, 1 tube); 143.36 kb (4 computer files)
Tharon Musser was a prominent 20th-century American lighting designer, working on theatre, dance, opera, special events, and industrial shows. The Tharon Musser lighting designs and papers contain materials collected and created by Musser over the... more
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 840
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Captain Percival Drayton (1812-1865) of Charleston, South Carolina and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a distinguished U.S. Navy officer who served in the Union Navy during the Civil War. The Percival Drayton family papers, 1827-1967, chiefly... more
Brooke, Robert, 1770-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 403
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 other item)
Robert Brooke was an American surveyor and civil engineer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Robert Brooke papers relating to the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 1796-1845 (bulk 1804-1805), comprise five volumes used by Brooke chiefly during... more
Roth, Wolfgang, 1910-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-013
9.29 linear feet (30 boxes)
Wolfgang Roth (1910-1988) was a set designer, costume designer, and artist. Roth began his career in Germany in the 1920s, and immigrated to the United States in 1938. He designed for Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, operas, and... more
Hoover, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-024
90.26 linear feet (67 boxes, 214 tubes); 117.78 mb (139 computer files)
Richard Hoover (b. 1947) is an American scenic designer, production designer, and art director for theater, television, and film. The collection represents Hoover's professional work as a scenic designer for theater and as a production designer... more
Wexler, Peter
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-044
41.25 linear feet (105 boxes)
Peter Wexler (b.1936-) is primarily a set and costume designer for theater, music, and television, as well as a producer, artistic director, lighting designer, photographer, and visual artist. This collection contains set designs, correspondence,... more
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-022
5.81 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 12 tubes)
Desmond Heeley (1931-2016) was a British-born costume and set designer for theater, ballet, and opera who worked internationally. Through original sketches, prints, production bibles, reference files, photographs, and correspondence, the Desmond... more
McLane, Derek
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-004
43.81 linear feet (4 boxes, 141 tubes); 71.38 gb (16,407 computer files)
Derek McLane (born 1958) is an American set designer who has designed for theater, opera, television, awards events, and trade shows. The set designs in this collection chronicle McLane's professional career and date from 1988 to 2015. The... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions;Papp, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
851.5 linear feet (1803 boxes)
The New York Shakespeare Festival records (1954-1992) measure approximately 850 linear feet and consist of scripts, correspondence, inter-office memoranda, production materials, reports, financial records, photographs, and memorabilia. The records... more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
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